Stone Town (Full day)

This tour takes you from the hotel to Stone Town, about an hour away, and, together with a guide, will walk you through the town, visiting the Old Fort built in the 1600’s and the House of Wonders, the residence of the previous Sultans of Zanzibar.
Winding your way through the alleys of Stone Town, a world heritage site, you will proceed to the Anglican Church, where the old slave market was, and on to the old dispensary.
The informative guide will talk you through the history of the town and its people, and historical architecture. The price includes entry fees into all the places of the interest.
Meal at a local Restaurant is also included in the price. Tehere you will be able to taste all the flavour of this historical spot.

per adult from

$183

NZD

Duration

4 to 8 hours

Pickup

Hotel pickup available

Voucher

Mobile ticket

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  • What's included :
    • All Fees and Taxes
    • Lunch
    • Entry/Admission - House of Wonders (Beit-el-Ajaib)
    • Entry/Admission - Old Slave Market/Anglican Cathedral
    What's excluded :
    • This is a typical itinerary for this product

      Stop At: House of Wonders (Beit-el-Ajaib), Mizingani Rd, Stone Town, Zanzibar City Tanzania

      It is the largest and tallest building of Stone Town and occupies a prominent place facing the Forodhani Gardens on the old town's seafront, in Mizingani Road. It is located between the Old Fort and the Palace Museum (and former Sultan's Palace). It is one of six palaces built by Barghash bin Said, second Sultan of Zanzibar, and it is said to be located on the site of the 17th-century palace of Zanzibari queen Fatuma.[1] The House of Wonders currently houses the Museum of History and Culture of Zanzibar and the Swahili Coast.

      Duration: 30 minutes

      Stop At: The Old Fort (Ngome Kongwe), Nr. Beit el-Ajaib, Stone Town, Zanzibar City Tanzania

      It was built by Omani Arabs after expelling the Portuguese in 1699. It was used as a garrison and prison in the 19th century, and as a terminal of the Zanzibar railways 1945-28. A new guardhouse was built in 1947 and used as the ladies' club, and an amphitheatre was added in the 1990s. It is now the headquarters of the Zanzibar international film festival

      Duration: 30 minutes

      Stop At: Old Slave Market/Anglican Cathedral, Mkunazini Road, Stone Town, Zanzibar City Tanzania

      it is made mostly of coral stone. It has a unique concrete roof shaped in an unusual barrel vault (that was Steere's idea) and the overall structure mixes Perpendicular Gothic and Islamic details.The cathedral was consecrated in 1903 and named after Canterbury Cathedral.

      Duration: 30 minutes

    • Departure Point :
      Traveler pickup is offered
      We pick up all travlers wherever they need in the island.
      Departure Time :
      8:00 AM
      Return Detail :
      -
      Hotel Pickup :
      • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
      • Wheelchair accessible
      • Stroller accessible
      • Service animals allowed
      • Near public transportation
      • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
      • Most travelers can participate
      • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
    • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

    Language

    English - Guide

    Age Req.

    -

    Fitness Req.

    None

    Group Size

    15

    Organised by Pongwe Tour & Safari

    Activity ID: V-135456P15

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